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June 02, 2021

NADB seeks public comments on new types of environmental infrastructure projects to finance

The North American Development Bank (NADB) seeks public comments from interested stakeholders regarding its intention to expand the types of environmental infrastructure projects in which it invests in the U.S-Mexico border region. Public comments will be open for a 30-day period, which started on June 1st and closes on July 1st, 2021.

The proposal is available at: https://www.nadb.org/our-projects/projects-open-for-public-comment/proposal-for-new-project-types-for-nadb

June 01, 2021

Border Environmental Forum XXV: The Green Economy & Bilateral Integration Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas August 17 - 18, 2021

The North American Development Bank (NADB) is proud to present the Border Environmental Forum XXV (BEF XXV). This forum brings together local and state officials, private sector developers, academics, large commercial users, and experts from the U.S. and Mexico.

May 13, 2021

NADB approves water projects and signs air quality agreement

During its first meeting of 2021 held this morning online, the Board of Directors of the North American Development Bank (NADB) approved three new projects in the water sector that represent a total investment of US$8.26 million. The first project is a drinking water distribution system for the Hillcrest Subdivision in El Paso County, Texas, which will receive a US$1.6 million grant from the Border Environment Infrastructure Fund (BEIF), which is funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and administered by NADB. The second project is a wastewater collection system extension and improvements for Doña Ana County, New Mexico, which will receive US$2.15 million in BEIF grant funding. The last project is located in Camargo, Chihuahua and will extend the wastewater collection system with a US$500,000 grant through the Bank’s Community Assistance Program (CAP).

April 07, 2021

NADB takes part in $216.1 million financing to support the construction of 200 MW solar park in Webb County, Texas

The North American Development Bank (NADB), along with a syndicate of three other lenders, and global renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. signed a credit agreement for up to $216.1 million to finance the design, construction, and operation of the 200 MWAC Corazon Solar Project, located on nearly 2,000 acres of private land in Webb County, Texas. NADB is participating with a $62.9 million loan and served as coordinating lead arranger on the transaction.

March 23, 2021

NADB and Lower Valley Water District sign $500,000 grant agreement

San Antonio, Texas – U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) announced a $500,000 grant signing between the North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Lower Valley Water District (LVWD) to support a wastewater project in the Rosa Azul subdivision in Socorro, TX. This new system will provide first-time access to wastewater services that will help prevent exposure to untreated or inadequately treated discharges for more than 900 residents.

March 17, 2021

In 2021, Fitch Affirms North American Development Bank at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed The North American Development Bank's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'AA' and Short-Term IDR at 'F1+'. The issue ratings on NADB's senior unsecured bonds are also affirmed at 'AA'. The Outlook on the Long-Term IDR is Stable.

February 10, 2021

NADB, EPA and SEPROA focused on reducing transboundary flows of sewage into New River

Two new projects for the rehabilitation of the wastewater collection system in Mexicali, B.C. totaling $10.6 million were approved in the last 9 months

December 22, 2020

NADB, EPA and Mexicali Water Utility focused on reducing transboundary flows of sewage into New River

NADB, EPA and Mexicali Water Utility focused on
reducing transboundary flows of sewage into New River

December 10, 2020

Nogales, AZ Wastewater Project marks completion

North American Development Bank (NADB) and the City of Nogales, Arizona hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of improvements for the Peña Blanca subdivision wastewater system. The project will help improve the operational efficiency of the wastewater system and eliminate the risk of untreated or inadequately treated wastewater discharges to Potrero Creek.

November 23, 2020

NADB supporting Maverick County, City of Presidio & Ojinaga Water Utility

Along the entire U.S.-Mexico border, the North American Development Bank (NADB) works with border communities to develop and finance infrastructure projects that improve the environment and health conditions. With the onset of COVID-19 and its increasing effects on these communities, the NADB Board of Directors established a temporary program to support communities dealing with the economic, health, and social impacts of the pandemic (“ProRec”). Through this program, two Texas border communities will be able to refinance existing debt while a third in Chihuahua will benefit from a US$1 million grant to improve wastewater collection infrastructure.